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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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"Riveting....It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kolbert's book." San Francisco... (read more)

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
by Naomi Klein
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"This is the best book about climate change in a very long time -- reminding us just how much the powers-that-be depend on the power of coal, gas and oil. And that in turn should give us hope, because it means the fight for a just world is the same as... (read more)

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes. Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions,... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a refreshingly slim and concise volume, grew out of Elizabeth Kolbert's remarkable series on global warming in the New Yorker. Kolbert spans the globe, from examining ice samples in Greenland to mosquitoes in a lab in... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Long known for her insightful and thought-provoking political journalism, author Elizabeth Kolbert now tackles the controversial and increasingly urgent subject of global warming. In what began as groundbreaking three-part series in the New Yorker, for... (read more)

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Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science
Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science
by Philippe Squarzoni
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What are the causes and consequences of climate change? When the scale is so big, can an individual make any difference? Documentary, diary, and masterwork graphic novel, this up-to-date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global... (read more)

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Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth
Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth
by George (edt) Wuerthner
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Is it time to embrace the so-called “Anthropocene”—the age of human dominion—and to abandon tried-and-true conservation tools such as parks and wilderness areas? Is the future of Earth to be fully domesticated, an... (read more)

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Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
by McKenzie Funk
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A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to... (read more)

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew America
Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew America
by Thomas Friedman
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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year  In this brilliant, essential book, Pulitzer Prize-winning ... (read more)

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Don't Even Think about It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Don't Even Think about It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
by George Marshall
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What is this psychological mechanism that allows us to know something is true but act as if it is not? In this groundbreaking and engaging look at one of the most important issues facing us today, George Marshall, world renowned for his work on the... (read more)

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Behind the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming
Behind the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming
by Joshua P Howe
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In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge of climate change... (read more)

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Heaven and Earth: Global Warming... (09 Edition)
Heaven and Earth: Global Warming... (09 Edition)
by Plimer
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In this controversial new book Australia's leading geologist makes the case that carbon dioxide is just one of many factors that drive climate--and a relatively insignificant one at that. Heaven and Earth engagingly and comprehensively synthesizes what... (read more)

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With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change
by Fred Pearce
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Fred Pearce has been writing about climate change for eighteen years, and the more he learns, the worse things look. Where once scientists were concerned about gradual climate change, now more and more of them fear we will soon be dealing with abrupt... (read more)

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The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change
The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change
by Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman Ph.D
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Climate change is no laughing matter—but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers to voters, needs a quick and easy guide to the basics. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change entertains as... (read more)

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Storms of My Grandchildren
Storms of My Grandchildren
by James Hansen
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In his Q&A with Bill McKibben featured in the paperback edition of Storms of My Grandchildren, Dr. James Hansen, the world's leading climatologist, shows that exactly contrary to the impression the public has received, the science of climate change has... (read more)

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Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet
by Mark Lynas
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Possibly the most graphic treatment of global warming that has yet been published, Six Degrees is what readers of Al Gore's best-selling An Inconvenient Truth or Ross Gelbspan's Boiling Point will turn to next. Written by the acclaimed author of High... (read more)

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The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World
The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World
by Paul Gilding
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It's time to stop just worrying about climate change, says Paul Gilding. Instead, we need to brace for impact, because global crisis is no longer avoidable; we have come to the end of a world economy based on consumption and waste, where we live beyond... (read more)

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The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
The Discovery of Global Warming (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
by Spencer R Weart
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A USA Today Best Book of the... (read more)

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The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You about Global Warming
The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You about Global Warming
by Roger Pielke
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The worlds response to climate change has been deeply flawed. The Climate Fix is where we begin to get it back on track, as science policy expert Roger Pielke, Jr. dissects the disastrous climate debate and offers a solution: expanding energy access and... (read more)

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism (Penguin History of American Life)
A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism (Penguin History of American Life)
by Patrick Allitt
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A provocative history of the environmental movement in America, showing how this rise to political and social prominence produced a culture of alarmism that has often distorted the facts   Few issues today excite more passion or alarm than the... (read more)

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